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Magelonidae Cunningham & Ramage, 1888

914  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:914)

accepted
Family
Maeadae Johnston, 1865 · unaccepted (proposed, available, but never adopted)

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  1. Genus Magelona F. Müller, 1858
  2. Genus Maea Johnston, 1865 accepted as Magelona F. Müller, 1858 (subjective synonym)
  3. Genus Meredithia Hernández-Alcántara & Solís-Weiss, 2000 accepted as Magelona F. Müller, 1858 (subjective synonym)
  4. Genus Octomagelona Aguirrezabalaga, Ceberio & Fiege, 2001 accepted as Magelona F. Müller, 1858 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  5. Genus Rhynophylla Carrington, 1865 accepted as Magelona F. Müller, 1858 (subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Cunningham, Joseph Thomas; Ramage, G.A. (1888). The Polychaeta Sedentaria of the Firth of Forth. <em>Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.</em> 33(3): 635-684., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41405556
page(s): 642; note: "We have formed a special family for it [Magelonidae] as it cannot be admitted into the Spionidae, with which it is most nearly allied, or into any other family." [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2024). World Polychaeta Database. Magelonidae Cunningham & Ramage, 1888. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=914 on 2024-03-01
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2007-01-29 13:03:46Z
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original description Cunningham, Joseph Thomas; Ramage, G.A. (1888). The Polychaeta Sedentaria of the Firth of Forth. <em>Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.</em> 33(3): 635-684., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41405556
page(s): 642; note: "We have formed a special family for it [Magelonidae] as it cannot be admitted into the Spionidae, with which it is most nearly allied, or into any other family." [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Maeadae Johnston, 1865) Johnston, G. (1865). A catalogue of the British non-parasitical worms in the collection of the British Museum. <em>[book].</em> 1-365. British Museum. London. [See also separate entry for Baird supplement]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/12291
page(s): 278; note: proposed as family "? Maeadae" for Maea mirabilis Johnston, 1865 (now Magelona mirabilis) [details]  OpenAccess publication 

taxonomy source Parapar, Julio; Mortimer, Kate; Capa, María; Moreira, Juan. (2021). On the Systematics and Biodiversity of the Palaeoannelida. <em>Diversity.</em> 13(2): 41., available online at https://www.mdpi.com/1424-2818/13/2/41
note: Reviews Magelonidae [details]   

additional source Mortimer, Kate; Fitzhugh, Kirk; Dos Brasil, Ana Claudia; Lana, Paulo. (2021). Who's who in <i>Magelona:</i> phylogenetic hypotheses under Magelonidae Cunningham & Ramage, 1888 (Annelida: Polychaeta). <em>PeerJ.</em> 9: e11993., available online at https://peerj.com/articles/11993/# [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Fauchald, K. (1977). The polychaete worms, definitions and keys to the orders, families and genera. <em>Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA), Science Series.</em> 28:1-188., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/123110.pdf [details]   

identification resource Taylor, Abbie; Mortimer, Kate. (2023). An essential guide to Magelonidae, UK and European species. <em>Porcupine Marine Natural History Society.</em> 1-10., available online at http://pmnhs.co.uk/projects [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

identification resource Mortimer, Kate; Mills, Kimberley; Gil, João. (2022). Re-evaluation of <i>Rostraria bierii</i> Tokioka, 1970 (Annelida) from Seto, Japan as a magelonid, with a review of the Magelonidae of the western Pacific. <em>Acta Oceanologica Sinica.</em> 41(3): 61-69., available online at http://www.aosocean.com/article/doi/10.1007/s13131-021-1824-0
note: Key to Magelonidae (Magelona) of the western Pacific [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Classification Traditionally Magelonidae has been included with spionid-like Polychaeta, the Spionida. However, molecular data (e.g., review in Weigert & Bleidorn 2016) shows the group does not belong within Spionida, and not within Sedentaria, but rather is 'basal' to most other annelids [details]
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Japanese モロテゴカイ科  [details]